Home of Hull City AFC

Opened 2002

Capacity 25,400

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The KC Stadium
53.746255, -0.367635

Rating: 4.2

(1986) Google Reviews

Vaccination centre well structured and a great feeling of understanding. All staff very pleasant with full direction to all and good info given. Nothing to worry about, it was well organised with plenty of open spaces.
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3 weeks ago
Everyone looks after you
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5 months ago
Covid jab visit. Efficient organisation and cheerful friendly staff and volunteers. Very nervous but put completely at ease by welcoming people. Brilliant job being done considering the volume of people I saw arriving
Quite a shabby building from the outside. Only went for the covid vaccination, inside was better. The outside needs sign posts for pedestrians. Five stars for the people doing the covid vaccinations, very friendly and helpful, all of them. The stadium needs some renovation and colour. I will see what it looks like in twelve weeks time.
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2 weeks ago
I went to K C Stadium, specifically the building 'The Learning Zone' which is attached to it, for my covid vaccine injection. The process was prompt straight in and out with the exception of a 15/30 minute observation time where your monitored to make sure you don't have a reaction to the vaccine, All the staff were fantastic I cannot thank them enough.
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a week ago

History (from Wikipedia)

The idea of a new stadium for Kingston upon Hull, whose professional football club Hull City had played at Boothferry Park since 1946, was first mooted in 1997, but funds to finance such a project only became available when the city council sold a portion of its holdings in Kingston Communications.[3] The council provided most of the funds, more than £42 million, with the rest stemming from government single regeneration budget grants and from the Football Stadium Improvement Fund.[3]

The council appointed John Topliss to head the stadium construction project.
[3] He and his team partnered with consulting firm Drivers Jonas to explore preliminary issues such as stadium location, seating capacity, and facilities offered. Stated Mr. Topliss: "We had a totally blank canvas and, working with consultants, made a thorough assessment of what was needed."[3]

The project team considered over a dozen sites, inside and outside of the city, before settling on 
The Circle in West Park.[3] Factors contributing to the decision include transport guidance, central government planning guidelines, existing athletic facilities, isolation from residential areas, and council ownership.[3]

The final recommendation of 
Drivers Jonas included additional facilities for both indoor and outdoor sports for the people of West Hull in addition to the main stadium, planned to seat from 25,000 to 30,000 spectators.[3] Professional services firm Arup Associates provided initial concept proposals for the stadium.[4] The Miller Partnership, an architectural and interior design firm, adopted these proposals during the stadium's design.[4] The construction work was undertaken by Birse Group.[12]

In spite of obstacles during the course of the project, including 
Hull City A.F.C.'s receivership in 2001 (just after the granting of planning permission),[3] the stadium complex was completed on time (in fourteen months)[4] and on budget (at approximately GB£44 million).[4] The stadium opened its doors on 18 December 2002. Hull City beat Sunderland A.F.C. 1–0 in a friendly match to mark the occasion.[13] Steve Melton scored the goal, the first at the KC Stadium.[5]

In 2020, the KCOM will host the 
Super League Grand Final for the first time.[14]